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13 April 2021

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Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with Jamie Lauren Keiles, who recently wrote about ASMR (autonomous sensory meridian response) for the New York Times Magazine.

Recorded:Dec 31    Posted:Jul 16, 2019
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The Wright Show

Behind enemy lines

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Robert Wright and Alexander Wolff, author of the new book Endpapers, compare the World War II experiences of their fathers, who fought on opposite sides at the Battle of the Bulge.

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The agnosticism of the novelist

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John Horgan talks with novelist and neuroscientist Erik Hoel, author of the new novel The Revelations, about how to reconcile science and fiction.

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The Wright Show

The Chauvin trial’s false choice

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Robert Wright argues that even if George Floyd was overdosing, Derek Chauvin is accountable for his death.

The DMZ

Is Manchin for real?

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Is Sen. Joe Manchin’s latest call for bipartisanship a roadblock to an infrastructure bill, or is it more political kabuki? Bill Scher and Matthew Cooper discuss.

MeaningofLife.tv

Reframing the DMT experience

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Nikita Petrov describes his conflicted relationship with “DMT entities” and how encountering them changed his thoughts on Scientology.

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The Wright Show

The replication crisis in experimental psychology

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Robert Wright talks with Jesse Singal, author of the new book The Quick Fix, about why so many highly touted findings from psychology haven’t panned out.

Why is Saudi Arabia so afraid of Iran?

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In a conversation with Connor Echols, scholar Madawi al-Rasheed argues that the Saudi monarchy uses its rivalry with Iran to justify repression at home and antagonism abroad.

The Wright Show

The political risks of racial equity legislation

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Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus discuss how race-based public policy could backfire against Democrats.

The Glenn Show

Is “election integrity” code for “disenfranchisement”?

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Glenn Loury and John McWhorter debate whether new election regulations are aimed at suppressing the Black vote.

The DMZ

“Everything is Jim Crow”

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Matt Lewis takes issue with Democrats’ invocation of Jim Crow’s legacy in the current voting rights debate.